Category Archives: General Topics

Articles about general topics for children and parents.

Gain Awareness about Child Abuse

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We often read or hear the horrible news about child abuse! Parents always fear about the safety of their kids. Child abuse is a bitter reality. Parents are responsible to educate a few basic safety rules to ensure their protection. Teaching them what is good touch and what is bad touch is the core part every child should know. However, before teaching the children safety tips and rules, it is essential to teach the body parts.

There are few myths about child abuse! Abuse isn’t only related to sexually abusing a child, although it happens commonly and widely! Physical and emotional torture, repetitive touching, inappropriate talking, etc. also includes child abuse. Continue reading Gain Awareness about Child Abuse

8 Reasons Why Your Child Is Not Sleeping Well

girl-sleeping-in-bedPracticed bed time routine? Trying hard to impart a routine? Finding it difficult to create a sleeping schedule? Your child may not sleep regularly or properly for many reasons. You could be one of the reasons! Knowing why your child is not sleeping would be helpful in finding the solutions. Following are the reasons why your child is not sleeping! Continue reading 8 Reasons Why Your Child Is Not Sleeping Well

Constipation in Kids – How to Treat

stomach-upset-kidMost of the children experience constipation often. Children’s diet may not always be filled with lots of fiber as it may cause diarrhea. Constipation in kids more or less refers to moderate to extreme difficulty in passing stools or pass stools less often, no more than 4 times a week! Although constipation isn’t a major condition to concern, constipation in kids lead to bloated stomach, errant behaviors, stomach pain and discomfort, refusal to eat, etc. It is an easily preventable condition and can be treated simply with home remedies. Continue reading Constipation in Kids – How to Treat

Early Childhood Education

baby-playing-with-toysThe outlook of educating a child has dramatically changed over a few years. Educating a child begins with the type of toys the child play with. Early Childhood Education refers to educating of a child until 8 years of age with a focus on overall development. Early childhood education has been a hidden treasure in the education.

Early childhood education ends before the onset of compulsory education for children. Although the age of ECE is extended to 8 years, it begins so early when the child was an infant. Education doesn’t merely start and end in a class room or within the school premises. Before they enter the world of academic curriculum, experiencing the play way teaching has become quintessential. Continue reading Early Childhood Education

Healthy New Year Resolution Ideas for Kids and Parents

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It’s New Year! The dawn of the fresh year brings a lot of happiness and hopes! New Year is obviously related to resolutions! It has become a customary, almost a ritual to list out some New Year resolutions!  Are we following it? Very rarely, hardly a few! New Year resolutions aren’t only for adults! It is even for kiddies.

It is essential that kids should make some resolutions to adhere this New Year! Following are some of the simple resolution suggestions for kids. Continue reading Healthy New Year Resolution Ideas for Kids and Parents

Easy Ways to Make Winter Healthy for Kids

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It’s almost holidays now for your sweet little ones! However, it is winter, or almost winter! You may fear that your child could be the victim of extreme cold or develop flu or wheeze! You can make this time pleasant, joyous and wonderful by focusing a few elements to keep your child healthy.

Life changes dramatically during the freezing winter. The kids would love to snug in their bed for hours in the morning covering them in the quilt! When the temperature falls outside, your child body needs extra warmness to prevent infection. Continue reading Easy Ways to Make Winter Healthy for Kids

How to Prepare for your Kid to Welcome a Sibling

How do I talk to my child about the arrival of our new born baby in the family? This is a common problem encountered in many families. Unfortunately, a few mommies fail to prepare their first kid to welcome the second baby home on a happy note. Here is your simple guide on preparing your child mentally. Continue reading How to Prepare for your Kid to Welcome a Sibling

3 Terrifying Habits about Parents that Hurt Child’s Health

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Parents are the role models for their kids. They simply follow the footsteps of the father and mother in many aspects. Copying the activities and habits of the parent is inevitable. What you say, style of your speech, the way you express, gestures, etc. are keenly observed by the little masters. Without your knowledge, kids adapt their parent’s style in them. Continue reading 3 Terrifying Habits about Parents that Hurt Child’s Health

Defiant Children – Is it Normal or an Oppositional Defiant Disorder?

anger-childThe terrible twos and threes and pre-teens are known for their unusual behavior. Expressing defiance is a normal part of child’s behavior. Arguing, not responding, disobeying, back talk, staying moody, picky eating, etc are very common in many kids, which are normal defiance. Defiance becomes a concern for parents when their child tends to disobey for weeks and months incessantly! Continue reading Defiant Children – Is it Normal or an Oppositional Defiant Disorder?

Understanding the Behavioral Disorders in Children

behavioral-diisorders-in-childrenBehavioral problems in children are very common. A kid behaving oddly is a part and parcel of life. However, proper care is essential to raise a well-mannered kid. It is essential for the parents to know about the different types of behavioral problems caused by different factors. Knowledge about the triggering factor would be extremely helpful in rectifying the issues early. Here is a brief outlook on different behavioral problems in kids seen widely. Continue reading Understanding the Behavioral Disorders in Children

Do’s and Don’ts to Improve Cognitive Functions in Kids

kid-playing-blocks-gameThere are plenty of ways to shape and mold your kids by improving the brain power. Enhance cognitive function, smart and intelligent kid. Instead of focusing on something special or enrolling them into training sessions for developing the cognitive functions, you can concentrate on improving their daily activities. The regular habits that most of us ignore provide a dramatic boost to the brain functions of the kid. Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts to Improve Cognitive Functions in Kids

Is Bedwetting Something to be Worried About?

Is Bedwetting Something to be Worried About Image 2 from Flickr Creative CommonsBedwetting is pretty common among young children. It’s estimated that approximately 13% of 6-year-olds wet the bed, while around 5% of 10-year-olds do so. A bedwetting phase can occur for just a short period of time for many children. Others may continue the habit into later years. But generally, it’s perfectly normal and nothing to worry about. Continue reading Is Bedwetting Something to be Worried About?